Workplace Equality

Firms and public authorities have a strong interest in improving gender equality at work. On this page, you will find information on the most recent academic research on the efficiency of some policies aimed at improving gender equality. 

Comment atteindre plus d'égalité entre hommes et femmes en europe?

Parental leave policies help to reduce professional inequalities, but other policies are also necessary. The article examines the state of gender equality on the labour market in European countries and the possible means to achieve more equality. Read the article (FR).

When performance trumps gender bias: joint versus separate evaluation

The authors of this study examine a new intervention designed to reduce the impact of gender stereotypes on hiring and promotion decisions, by evaluating people's future performance jointly rather than separately.Read the original article.

Vers un nouveau genre de finance?

The present study examines differences in financial behavior between men and women by identifying "the main results of gender studies in finance".Read the original article (FR).

Gender Differences in Accepting and Receiving Requests for Tasks with Low Promotability. 

The authors of the study examine the allocation of a task that everyone prefers to be completed by someone else (writing a report, serving on a committee, organizing an event, etc.). Read the original article.

The Role of Rookie Female Directors in a Post-Quota Period: Gender Inequalities within French Boards. 

The present study aims to understand the consequences of gender quotas on the distribution of positions within boards and on pay gaps across gender, focusing on the French case. Read the original article.

 

The summaries have been written by Rawane Yasser, Research Assistant for the Women in Business Chair. The researchers who wrote the original articles are independent from the Chair.
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